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World War II Patriotic cover

Scott Catalogue USA: 905
Description:

"Let's Go! U.S.A. ... Stamp 'Em Out!"

Uncle Sam stamps on the three-headed snake — the leaders of the Axis powers — Tojo, Mussolini and Hitler. A three-cent United States Scott 905 is affixed to this cover postmarked Waukon, Iowa, October 11, 1943. The cachet is by Artcraft (Washington Stamp Exchange) of Newark, New Jersey.

Date:
October 11, 1943
Markings:
WAUKON, IOWA / OCT 11 / 11-AM / 1943 [cancel] LET'S GO! / U.S.A. / STAMP 'EM OUT! [cachet]
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
8.9 x 16.5 cm (3.5 x 6.5 in.)
Museum ID:
2002.2035.519
Place of Origin:
Iowa
Place of Destination:
Washington